Donald Farr
Former Editor, Mustang Monthly
May 15, 2012
Photos By: Jerry Heasley

Shelby 1000 Specifications


  • Factory 5.4L engine bal- anced and rebuilt
  • Ford Racing crankshaft
  • Carillo rods
  • Diamond pistons with ceramic coating
  • Comp Cams "Shelby blower grind" cam- shafts
  • Comp Cams valve- springs and titanium retainers
  • Stage 3 ported heads with extreme duty valves
  • ARP main studs (align honed) and head studs (torque plate hone)
  • Canton 8-quart oil pan
  • MLS head gaskets
  • 80 lb. EV 14 injectors
  • Shelby Performance 1,000hp fuel system
  • KB Boost-A-Pump
  • 3.6L Kenne Bell super- charger with inlet pipe and 123mm mass-air meter
  • Kenne Bell twin-blade 65mm throttle body
  • C&R heat exchanger
  • Innovators West 10 per- cent overdrive pulley
  • Thumper RR belt ten- sioner
  • Meziere 55 gpm water pump
  • C&R radiator and coolant tanks
  • Dual Spal electric fans
  • JBA 3-inch exhaust
  • Carbon fiber overlay kit


  • Spec Super Twin clutch and flywheel kit
  • Custom Dynotech alumi- num driveshaft
  • Driveshaft safety loop
  • MGW short-throw shifter
  • Custom Currie 9-inch rearend conversion

Suspension & Brakes

  • Eibach R2 suspension
  • Maximum Motorsports caster camber plates
  • Shelby front K-member with control arms
  • Shelby billet Watts link
  • Rear suspension anti-hop upgrade
  • Shelby/Wilwood 6-piston front brakes
  • Shelby/Wilwood rear brakes for 9-inch con- version
  • Shelby 20x9 3-piece forged billet aluminum front wheels
  • Shelby 20x11 3-piece forged billet aluminum rear wheels
  • Pilot Sport Cup tires

Interior & Exterior

  • Shelby A-pillar gauge pod
  • Custom fiberglass hood
  • Custom rear deck filler panel with reflec- tive graphic
  • Shelby 1000 reflective side graphics

Competition Version

  • 4.0L Whipple super- charger
  • American Racing 2-inch headers
  • L&M 75mm throttle body
  • Revised tune
  • Baer Extreme front brakes